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Tombstone Canyon -- Maynard hears the cry of the weird masked "phantom" of Tombstone Canyon. The plot thickens when Maynard discovers a man with a key to his past has been murdered by the phantom.
Tombstone Canyon -- Maynard hears the cry of the weird masked "phantom" of Tombstone Canyon. The plot thickens when Maynard discovers a man with a key to his past has been murdered by the phantom.

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Director:
Writers:
Claude Rister (story)
Earle Snell (continuity)
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Release Date:
25 December 1932 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Packing a long-barreled Colt and a dynamite wallop, Ken Mason rides herd on a desperate gang in the lone gulch. See more »
Plot:
Maynard hears the cry of the weird masked "phantom" of Tombstone Canyon. The plot thickens when Maynard discovers a man with a key to his past has been murdered by the phantom. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Ken's Parentage See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Ken Maynard ... Ken Mason
Cecilia Parker ... Jenny Lee (as Cecelia Parker)
Sheldon Lewis ... Matt Daley (The Phantom)
Frank Brownlee ... Alf Sykes
Jack Clifford ... Newt
George Gerwing ... Clem Sykes (as Geo. Gerwing)
Lafe McKee ... Colonel Lee
Edward Peil Sr. ... Sheriff Mort Langly (scenes deleted)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chuck Baldra ... Musician / Townsman (uncredited)
Ralph Bucko ... Barfly (uncredited)
Roy Bucko ... Barfly (uncredited)
Bob Burns ... Sheriff Mort Langly (uncredited)
Bob Burns ... Townsman Discussing Reward (uncredited)
George Chesebro ... Deputy Jess (uncredited)
Art Dillard ... Townsman (uncredited)
Al Haskell ... Musician / Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Jones ... Musician / Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Kirk ... Barfly with Bar Girl (uncredited)
Johnny Luther ... Musician / Barfly (uncredited)
Bud McClure ... Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Merrill McCormick ... Townsman Wanting Reward (uncredited)
Bill Patton ... Bill (uncredited)
Pascale Perry ... Townsman (uncredited)
Bud Pope ... Gambler (uncredited)
Tarzan ... Tarzan (uncredited)
Robert Walker ... Skeeter (uncredited)
Blackjack Ward ... Captive in Cave (uncredited)
Leo Willis ... Gunman (uncredited)
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Directed by
Alan James 
 
Writing credits
Claude Rister (story)

Earle Snell (continuity)

Produced by
Samuel Bischoff .... producer
Burt Kelly .... producer
William Saal .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Ted D. McCord (photography) (as Ted McCord)
 
Film Editing by
David Berg  (as Dave Berg)
 
Set Decoration by
Ralph M. DeLacy (settings) (as Ralph DeLacy)
 
Costume Design by
Elizabeth Coleman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Hans Weeren .... sound supervisor
 
Stunts
Art Dillard .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Jones .... stunts (uncredited)
Cliff Lyons .... stunts (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard .... stunt double: Ken Maynard (uncredited)
Bill Patton .... stunts (uncredited)
Bud Pope .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Val Burton .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
E.W. Hammons .... presenter
 

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Runtime:
62 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)
Certification:
USA:Approved (certificate #3105)

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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film.See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Ken's Parentage, 14 April 2012
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

Some elements of melodrama and even Gothic horror are part of this poverty row western starring Ken Maynard entitled Tombstone Canyon.

Ken's been sent for by a rancher who knows something of his parentage which Ken is unaware of. Growing up in an orphanage Ken has no clue of his background.

There's a fellow who for years has a hideout in Tombstone Canyon where he does a whole Zorro act terrorizing one outfit run by Frank Brownlee and his son George Gerwing. But he's got a hideous look to him, more the Phantom of the Opera unmasked than Zorro. And he's as touched as the Phantom was living down in those catacombs of the Paris sewers.

A whole lot of killings, a manhunt for Maynard who is blamed for all of them including a sympathetic sheriff before Ken puts it all together about himself and the Phantom.

A bit of an unusual western for the Saturday matinée kid crowd, but entertaining.

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